Food Grade Acetic Acid-Supplier & Distributor

Liquid, Food Grade, Glacial Acetic Acid, Supplier & Distributor  

Acetic Acid CAS #: 64-19-7

Hawkins is where to buy Food Grade, Glacial Acetic Acid wholesale. Hawkins carries high purity, food grade acetic acid.  For your convenience Hawkins carries acetic acid in bulk and in multiple packaging options.  Food grade acetic acid is a versatile and commonly used ingredient in a wide range of applications.  We have Food Grade, Glacial Acetic Acid available in percentages from 56-99%.  Some the most sought after percentages we carry are Food Grade Acetic Acid 56%, Acetic Acid 80% and Acetic Acid 99.5%. Custom blending is also available.  Food Grade, Glacial Acetic Acid Product Data Sheet 56%

At Hawkins all food grade ingredients like our liquid acetic acid are treated with maximum care and process management to ensure the highest quality of our food-grade acetic acid. From manufacturing to transportation and handling of food-grade ingredients Hawkins has quality systems in place to deliver the ingredient you need, when you need them. Hawkins is a domestic, wholesale supplier of food grade acetic acid.  We maintain an advanced supply chain so you can depend on the quality and condition of your food grade acetic acid when it arrives.

Food grade acetic acid common uses in food and beverages:

  • Acidulant: It adds a sour taste to various foods and beverages, including salad dressings, pickles, condiments, jams, jellies, candies, and soft drinks.
  • Preservative: Its acidic properties help inhibit the growth of bacteria and extend the shelf life of food products.
  • Flavor enhancer: It can enhance the flavors of other ingredients in dishes.
  • Coagulant: It helps to coagulate proteins in some food preparations, such as in making cheese.
  • Craft brewing: It is used to adjust the acidity of wine and beer.

Safety Precautions – food grade glacial acetic acid is generally safe for use in food when used appropriately, it’s crucial to handle it with caution and follow recommended safety measures. Food grade glacial acetic acid is a concentrated acid and can cause burns and irritation if not handled properly.

Food Grade, Acetic Acid 56% General Characteristics:

  • Appearance: Clear, colorless solution
  • Acetic Acid Chemical Formula: CH3COOH
  • Molecular Weight: 60.05
  • Acetic Acid CAS#: 64-19-7
  • Shelf Life: 365 days from date of manufacture
  • Specific Gravity: 1.0580 – 1.0680

Food Grade, Acetic Acid Additional Information

Allergen Statement: Product does not contain any of the known allergens including celery, milk products, eggs, soybeans, tree nuts, peanuts, wheat, fish and shellfish.

BSE/TSE Status: Product does not contain, nor is produced with any animal products or any material of animal origin, and does not contain BSE/TSE.

Country of Origin: Product is manufactured in the United States.

NSF Certification: Certified to NSF ANSI/Std. 60 with a maximum use level of 267 mg/L.

Gluten Status: Product is Gluten Free.

GMO Status: Product does not contain genetically-modified organisms nor are genetically-modified organisms used in its manufacture.

GRAS Status: Product is considered “GRAS” (Generally Recognized as Safe) under FDA’s Code of Federal Regulation (CFR) Title 21, Section §184.1005 for Acetic Acid. Please reference FDA’s CFR Title 21 for conditions of use.

Halal Status: Product is certified Halal.

Kosher Status: Product is certified Kosher-Pareve.


Hawkins is where to buy Food Grade, Acetic Acid wholesale.  We carry food grade, liquid Acetic Acid in bulk and assorted packaging options.  You should know as a domestic supplier we can help you reduce supply chain disruptions.  Our domestic operations can respond quickly to your needs.  Hawkins have been focused on our customers for over 80 years and we’re committed to your success. Our customers depend on Hawkins for a consistent and cost-effective supply of Food Grade, Acetic Acid. Hawkins has a team dedicated to ensuring the quality of the Food Grade, Acetic Acid we supply.

Custom blending is also available through Hawkins.

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For a reliable, domestic source you can trust, contact us today!

Hawkins is a business-to-business, Glacial Acetic Acid supplier.  For over 80 years we have been a manufacturer, blender, and distributor of ingredients. We only sell to companies and not to individuals.

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